Category Archives: Java modularization

Jigsaw – Java 9

As previously mentioned here, Java 9 is coming soon, and with it comes an interesting approach called Jigsaw. It was first announced to release with Java 7, but was delayed to Java 8 and will now release with Java 9. … Continue reading

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Schichtenarchitektur überwachen mit Eclipse

Schichtenarchitekturen haben wir als Entwickler schon längst verinnerlicht. So ist die klassische Aufteilung in z.B. DAO-Schichten, Service-Schichten und Controller-Schichten mittlerweile akzeptiert und wird wie selbstverständlich in der Entwicklung eingesetzt. Die Vorteile aus architektonischer Sicht liegen auf der Hand, ebenso wie … Continue reading

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Jigsaw currently still in Java 8

Papick recently commented some thoughts from Mark Reinhold about postponing Java Modularization towards Java 9. The java community started a large discussion about these thoughts. Now here is Mark’s update: Project Jigsaw: Late for the train: The Q&A. My political … Continue reading

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There’s not a moment to lose? Jigsaw postponed… forever?

Mark Reinhold shared some thoughts regarding release time and release cycles, not only for Jigsaw specifically but somehow for Java in general as well: Jigsaw is currently slated for Java 8. The proposed development schedule for Java 8 expects work on major … Continue reading

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JBoss Arquillian Integration Test Framework released

Arquillian is a container-oriented testing platform from the JBoss Community. It helps to separate test logic from deployment and container lifecycle concerns in order to achieve easy and fast integration tests. It works with JUnit and TestNG, Maven, Ant (+Ivy) and Gradle.

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How to build a working Hibernate OSGi bundle for JPA 2.0

One outcome of the missing standardized modularization concept in the java platform is the need to deal with incompatible release distributions for infrastructure libraries, used in our everyday project life. An infamous and illustrative example for the resulting mess is … Continue reading

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Project Jigsaw – jdk8? – big picture?!?

Mark Reinhold (Chief Architect of the Java Platform Group at Oracle) just published a “document” titled “Project Jigsaw: The Big Picture — DRAFT 1“, his words: This document is an overview of the current state of Project Jigsaw, an exploratory … Continue reading

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